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Legal Assistant - Childcare

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Dutton Gregory has an experienced group of Practitioners whose particular expertise involves representing any Party who may become involved in cases about children where Social Services Departments have taken steps or indicated an intention to do so in the course of their Statutory Child Protection Duties.

We are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to join our Childcare team in our Winchester office.  The role will include working closely with the fee earners to carry out reviews to ensure that all cases are compliant with the Legal Aid Agency and ensuring that money is handled correctly.  It will also include monitoring the file ledgers, costs budgets and estimates to ensure all public funding certificates have appropriate funding and scope limits.  The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience of working within this field and specifically will have knowledge and experience of working within the Legal Aid Agency guidelines.  You will need to have a methodical approach to your work, attention to detail, and excellent telephone manner and excellent communication skills.